Drowning Accident, Isle of Lewis.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland. – in the House of Commons on 6th December 1938.

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Photo of Mr Malcolm Macmillan Mr Malcolm Macmillan , Na h-Eileanan an Iar

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he has received a report upon the recent drowning accident at Bayble, Isle of Lewis, in which four boys lost their lives; and whether he will make a statement regarding the part played by the trawler involved?

Photo of Mr Thomas Cooper Mr Thomas Cooper , Edinburgh West

Yes, Sir. I have ordered the institution of proceedings against the master of the trawler on a charge of culpable homicide.